New Shale Layer Above the Marcellus Yields Positive Results July 16, 2013 Butler County, CONSOL Energy, Energy Companies, Greene County (PA), Pennsylvania, Statewide PA, Upper Devonian Shale, Washington County What’s this? A new, third layer of shale a few hundred feet above the Marcellus is producing good quantities of shale gas? Yep. And CONSOL Energy reports they’ve successfully tapped it… Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join Today!) Related Post navigation CONSOL 2Q13: Drilled 17 Marcellus/Utica Wells, Completed 15REX Reverses Pipeline Flow from OH for Mystery Utica Customer You do not have permission to view the comments. Click here to cancel reply. Please Login to post a comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email.